Safety Toolbox Talks was developed as a venue for sharing ideas, topics and concerns for safety professionals in order to make workplaces a safer environment and employees more educated on hazards associated with various tasks.
All topics, posts and files are user submitted and are presented "as is" and have not been checked for accuracy or authenticity by Scout Web Solutions. If submitting content you are expected to ensure the accuracy of the information provided. You are also expected to have full rights to placing such material on this public website without conflicts in copyright or other applicable laws. We ask users who come across questionable content to contact us and we will review the material in question.
We do not develop talks or topics based on specific user requests. If you have a need for information on a specific job, duty or hazard we would highly encourage you to research it out and share with the rest of the safety community your findings via a new toolbox topic.
This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Safety Toolbox Talks, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. Safety Toolbox Talks strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness, and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting privacy on our website.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that isn't personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, and to administer the site, to track users' movements around the siteand to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other 3rd parties for commercial purposes.
Release of Information
If Safety Toolbox Talks is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the salient order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of them, or the data will be destroyed.
How You Can Correct or Remove Personal Information
Updates and Effective Date
Safety Toolbox Talks reserves the right to make changes in this policy. If there is a material change in our privacy practices, we will publish them here immediately. We encourage you to periodically review this policy so that you will know what information we collect and how we use it.
Agreeing to Terms
PLEASE READ THIS PAGE CAREFULLY. YOUR USE OF THIS SITE CONSTITUTES YOUR AGREEMENT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
Not knowing the rules does not excuse improper behavior.
• Your Avatar (incarnation or embodiment) must not be offensive, sexual, political, religious. No animations.
• No sexual, political, offensive, or religious discussion or content.
• Vendors – no commercial messages of any kind.
• Respect - Discussion regarding individuals, organizations, vendors or safety providers will be positive and informational – no slandering, negative, or defamatory comments, please. Use of specific company names or individual's names in a disparaging manner, or in a manner which site moderators determines to be a breach of privacy or confidentiality is strictly prohibited.
• Non-commercial use – this is a site for professionals. If you are here for commercial gain, please leave now.
• Follow the rules and spirit – anyone not abiding by the letter or spirit of these rules will lose their posting privileges.
• Offending posts or topics will be removed at the discretion of management.
• Unless you own the copyright, do not post anything from another party unless you are sure it is in the public domain.
• If you have questions about these rules, please contact us.
Security: We store subscriber and password files with personal information securely. Such files are stored in secure areas not accessible to the public.
Please note that this site is not intended for children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information about such children. If we learn that we have collected any such information from or about a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible.
Copyrights and Trademarks
This site as a whole is copyrighted as a collective work, and individual works appearing on or accessible through this site are likewise subject to copyright protection. You agree to honor the copyrights in this site (including the selection, coordination and arrangement of the contents of this site) and in the works available on or through this site.
In addition, trademarks and tradedress belonging to us or to others appear on or are accessible through this site. The fact that we have permitted you access to this site does not constitute authorization to reproduce our trademarks or tradedress for any other purpose.
By submitting any material to us, such as by posting a comment to a discussion group, or by sending to us an email, you are thereby granting to us a non-exclusive license to reproduce, display, distribute, modify and create derivative works from such material and to use such material and the fact of your authorship of it for marketing purposes.
Reproduction and Reuse
Subscribers may use an attributed copy of any document on this site for use within their organization to enhance employee safety. Contact us prior to distributing this in any other fashion within your organization or through other public venues.
By accessing this site, you agree to use it for your personal research and reference purposes only (either for the benefit of yourself or for the benefit of your employer). You agree that you will not disclose your password to anyone else, nor otherwise permit anyone to gain unauthorized access to the non-public areas of our site.
Disclaimers and Limitations of Warranties
References and links to products and services belonging to third parties do not represent our endorsement of such products or services. Materials accessible from or added to this site by third parties in comments posted in discussion groups, are strictly the responsibility of the third party who added such materials or made them accessible. While we reserve the right to monitor third-party discussions and to remove materials that we believe are inappropriate, we neither endorse nor undertake to control, monitor, edit or assume responsibility for any such third-party material.
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Termination of Site and Site Access
We reserve the right to change the contents of this site or to discontinue it at any time, as well as the right to deny access to the site to any person whom we have reasonable grounds to believe may be using the site for an unlawful or unauthorized purpose or in a manner that may harm us.